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The Clark County Museum

The Clark County Museum features an exhibit hall with a timeline of Southern Nevada  dating all the way back to prehistoric times. The museum also has a collection of restored historic buildings that depict daily life from different decades. Read more.

The Mob Museum

The Mob Museum presents a fascinating and authentic view of the Mob’s impact on Las Vegas and its evolution. Real stories are brought to life through interactive exhibits, high-tech theater presentations and more than 600 original artifacts. Read more.

Discovery Children's Museum

Take your kids to the Discovery Museum, which was built with them in mind. Exhibits are both interactive and educational. There's something for every kid at the Discovery Museum! Read more.

The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum


This museum chronicles the construction of the Hoover Dam and the men and women who moved to Southern Nevada in order to help create it. The museum is located in the historic Boulder Dam Hotel. Read more.

The National Atomic Testing Museum

The museum features a collection of over 12,000 unique artifacts in educational exhibits and displays presenting the history, development and testing of the nuclear bomb. Its collection includes rare photos, videos, reports and science collections. Read more.

The Neon Museum

The Neon Museum includes an outdoor exhibit called the Neon Boneyard, which is home to more than 150 of the most recognized Las Vegas signs, including Caesars Palace, Stardust and Binion’s Horseshoe. Read more. 

The Springs Preserve

You could spend an entire day at the Springs Preserve and still not get to everything. The Preserve features several museums, a 160-acre botanical garden, trails for walking or biking, and a railroad-themed playground for children. Read more.

Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort

This park pays tribute to the Mormon missionaries who were the first permanent non-native settlers to the Las Vegas Valley. They built an adobe fort along the Las Vegas Creek and farmed the area in 1855.  Read more.

Veterans Memorial Wall 

Located adjacent to Henderson City Hall, the Veterans Memorial Wall honors those who have fought for America’s freedom and democracy. The wall is inscribed with the names of more than 1,500 veterans and soldiers and is the only wall of its kind in Southern Nevada. Read more.

The Lost City Museum


The Lost City Museum stores a collection of artifacts collected in the 1930s right before the Hoover Dam flooded the area and formed Lake Mead. The artifacts belong to the Ancestral Puebloan civilizations that lived in the Southwest for over 2,000 years. Read more.